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"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist."
"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist." 1977.
Produced for NOVA by Robert Richter/WGBH-Boston.

The Importance of Franklin's Photographs (0:42)

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Linus Pauling: And I worked on the structure of nucleic acid, but not hard enough as Watson has pointed out in his book, The Double Helix. I'm not sure of this, he says I didn't work hard enough. He says I wasn't smart enough to do the job. The developments since the discovery of the double helix by Watson and Crick have been astounding. And these were, of course, based largely on the x-ray photographs that Rosalind Franklin had made in London of the fibers of nucleic acid - DNA.


Creator: Linus Pauling
Associated: James D. Watson, Francis Crick, Rosalind Franklin
Clip ID: 1977v.66-franklin

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Creator: Robert Richter, WGBH-Boston
Associated: Linus Pauling, Ava Helen Pauling, David Shoemaker, E. Bright Wilson, Jr., Frank Catchpool

Date: 1977
Genre: sound
ID: 1977v.66
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